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HALLOWEENLAND ...

New York Times, Sunday, October 27, 2002

Author:
Nancy Nicholson Joline
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Nancy Nicholson Joline

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 140, Blocks: 78 Missing: {JQXZ} This is puzzle # 101 for Ms. Joline. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 2002, The New York TimesNo. 1027 ( 19,346 )
Across
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Clout : MUSCLE
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Enterprise officer : SPOCK
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Actor born Alphonso D'Abruzzo : ALANALDA
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Neil Armstrong or John Glenn : OHIOAN
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St. Anthony of ___ : PADUA
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Like a junkyard car : TIRELESS
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... biographical best seller? : MUMMYDEAREST
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... TV show? : BAYWITCH
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Sends : SHIPS
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One way to sit : PRETTY
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Powerful advocacy grp. : AMA
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Medical suffix : OSIS
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1978 Peace Nobelist : SADAT
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Winston Cup org. : NASCAR
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"For shame!" : TUTTUT
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Barbecue offering : RIB
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Irritating sound : WHINE
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Like some foreign films : UNRATED
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... comic strip character? : DADDYWARLOCKS
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Detective, at times : TAIL
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Break international agreements, maybe : REARM
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Exclusive : SOLE
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It's related : TALE
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... song by Billy Joel? : UPTOWNGHOUL
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Large swallows : SWIGS
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Retreat : DEN
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Fast writer : STENO
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Showed disrespect : SASSED
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Scenic area, often : SEACOAST
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Caesar, e.g.: Abbr. : EMP
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No-___ (gnat) : SEEUM
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Vote in Vichy : NON
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Onetime prominent South African couple : MANDELAS
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Riot : SCREAM
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VCR button : RESET
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Prefix with catastrophe : ECO
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Congressional measure of 1993 : NAFTA
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... school official? : HEADMONSTER
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Hearts : NUBS
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Commercial suffix with Jumbo : TRON
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Supercilious look : SNEER
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Raced : TORE
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... media job? : TALKSHOWGHOST
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Folgers alternative : SAVARIN
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Didn't go to a restaurant : ATEIN
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John : LAV
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Called : TERMED
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"I before E" rule, e.g. : LESSON
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Shades : TONES
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Word said just before opening the eyes : AMEN
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Ballad ending : EER
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2004 Olympics locale : GREECE
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Three-time Super Bowl site : TAMPA
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... city? : SPOOKANE
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... sport? : DUCKHAUNTING
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Like some confrontations : TOETOTOE
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Prefix with -pathy : OSTEO
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Unification Church member : MOONIE
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Sprays : AEROSOLS
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Painting surface : GESSO
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Hammer of note : ARMAND
Down
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Suburban political force : MOMS
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"No sirree" : UHUH
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___ Valley, city near L.A. : SIMI
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Freebie : COMP
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Decks, as an opponent : LAYSOUT
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___-all : END
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Boxes : SPARS
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Whittle (down) : PARE
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"The Country Girl" playwright : ODETS
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Pie that may be an eyeful? : CUSTARD
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Late summer singer : KATYDID
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Ready to swing : ATBAT
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Neeson of "Rob Roy" : LIAM
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Nordic : ARYAN
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"What's ___?" : NEW
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2001 Will Smith role : ALI
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Court call : LET
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Mil. award : DSC
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Neutral shade : ASH
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Prefix with gram : EPI
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Rear : STERN
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Chasm : ABYSS
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Hole-maker : AWL
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In bad condition : SHOT
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Harvest fly : CICADA
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Hocks : horses :: ___ : humans : ANKLES
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"I ___ that!" : RESENT
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People might go for a spin in them : TUTUS
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Not fitting : UNAPT
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Like a sunset at the end of a movie : TRITE
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Like eagles and owls : TALONED
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M.D. and Ph.D. : DEGS
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Refuse : DROSS
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Diverts : AMUSES
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Sends, in a way : WOWS
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Sam Shepard's "___ of the Mind" : ALIE
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Reagan's first Treasury secretary : REGAN
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"Clever me!" : AHA
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Word on a door : WOMEN
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Sponge : LEECH
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What a 93-Across expresses : SCORN
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Pressure : DURESS
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Tepid rating : ONESTAR
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She wrote "Dying / Is an art, like everything else" : PLATH
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Foreordained : MEANT
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Kind of block : MENTAL
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Pointed : ACUATE
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Court figures : NOBLES
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Big top? : AFRO
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Pack : STOW
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Suffix with stock : ADE
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Strasbourg ladies: Abbr. : MMES
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Attack : STORM
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Goosebump-raising : EERIE
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Pollster's determination : TREND
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White, informally : ANGLO
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Harangue : ORATE
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Cross-country ___ : SKIS
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___-Cat : SNO
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Abject : HANGDOG
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Make hackneyed : OVERUSE
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Monopoly avenue : VENTNOR
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Swell : NEATO
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Cashew and citron : TREES
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Offshoots : SECTS
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Blessing prompter : ACHOO
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Give-hand connection : MEA
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Organic compound : ENOL
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Manages, with "out" : EKES
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Jot : ATOM
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"Dracula" girl : MINA
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Nabokov novel : PNIN
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Like some cheeses : AGED
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Penn., for one : STA
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"Ulalume" poet : POE
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"Star-Spangled Banner" preposition : OER
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Siouan speaker : OTO
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Flattens, for short : KOS
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Ethan's co-star in "Gattaca," 1997 : UMA

Answer summary: 10 unique to this puzzle, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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